Every major political process, whether peace negotiations, elections, parliamentary terms, constitutional reform or other forms of decision-making, can contribute to challenging gender inequality in public life. This brief explores how to be an effective constitutional advocate for gender equality and women’s rights in Myanmar.

It is part of a four-part series, which also includes Brief No. 2. Substantive Equality and Women’s Representation in Public Institutions, Brief No. 3. Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Myanmar and Brief No. 4. Inclusion and Gender Equality in Post-Coup Myanmar.


Publication date
07 July 2022
Amanda Cats-Baril
Number of pages
978-91-7671-518-5 (PDF)




1. What is advocacy?

2. Who can be a constitutional advocate for women’s equality?

3. Is there a specific time to be a constitutional advocate?

4. Suggestions for effective advocacy

5. Examples of constitutional advocacy in Myanmar


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A Guide to Being an Effective Advocate for Gender Equality

Constitution Assessment for Women’s Equality Series No. 1
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